Latest New York City News

LEADING OFF: Strasburg, Nats lead Cards 2-0, Stanton hurt

Oct. 14, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: MAKING THEIR PITCH Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals try to move within a win of the World Series. They lead St. Louis 2-0 in the NL Championship Series after dominant starts by Max Scherzer and Aníbal Sánchez — the Cardinals...

Yanks' bullpen buckles in 11th after Paxton hooked in 3rd

Oct. 14, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Yankees went to the bullpen early and kept a parade of relievers going to the mound — even CC Sabathia. But New York's bullpen buckled in the 11th inning when Carlos Correa led off with a home run off J.A. Happ, the Yankees' ninth pitcher, to give the Houston Astros a 3-2 win...

Correa HR in 11th as Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

Oct. 14, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief. Injured down the stretch and slumping this month, Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night, tying the AL Championship Series at one game...

Man in Astros dugout injured by foul ball, taken to hospital

Oct. 14, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A man in the Astros dugout who was not in uniform was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Houston's Michael Brantley during Game 2 of the AL Championship Series and exited with a towel over his head. The Astros released a statement late in Sunday night's game on behalf of Harris County...

Orlando-bound JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at JFK

Oct. 13, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a JetBlue Airways flight bound for Orlando has safely landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and declared an emergency. The Federal Aviation Administration says JetBlue flight 227, an Airbus A320, had departed Newark...

Woman found dead in apartment, with head and body trauma

Oct. 13, 2019 10:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found with trauma to her head and body. The New York Police Department says officers responded to a 911 call around 8 a.m. Sunday at East 187th Street in the Bronx. They found 40-year-old Luz Perez unconscious and unresponsive. She was...

Yankees' Stanton out for ALCS Game 2 with quad injury

Oct. 13, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton was out of the New York Yankees' starting lineup for Game 2 of the AL Championship Series because of a right quad strain that happened before he homered in the opener against the Houston Astros. Manager Aaron Boone said before Sunday night's game he didn't know Stanton was...

Police probe for motive in killings at illegal gambling spot

Oct. 13, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were investigating Sunday whether a gambling dispute, robbery or something else led to the shooting deaths of four people at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn that was just blocks from a police precinct. The New York Police Department identified the dead as Terence Bishop, 36;...

Foods, drinks still sold with CBD in NYC, despite ban

Oct. 13, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Food and drink are still being sold with CBD in New York City, months after health officials banned restaurants and cafes from selling edibles spiked with or accompanied by the trendy cannabis derivative because of safety concerns. The city's health department surprised bakeries,...

Kent State project creates dialogue about liberty

Oct. 13, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State's latest cross-discipline project will soon connect the university and city with art and history lovers in New York City and Florence, Italy. On Oct. 17, the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration in New York will celebrate the opening of its latest exhibit "Sisters in...